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News in Photos: Farmer stops traffic taking his 5,000 ducks for a walk to the local pond

A Chinese farmer caused chaos on the roads when he ducked out to feed his flock of 5,000. Hong brought streets in the eastern city of Taizhou to a standstill when, accompanied by a colleague, he took his animals to a pond. Armed with nothing but a cane, he guided his feathered friends three quarters of a mile as part of an …

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Farmer in Harmony with the White Stork in West Bekaa, Lebanon

A good sign that Lebanese farmers are becoming more friendly with White Stork, these pictures in West Bekaa shows farmer working in his land and near him the storks are resting after a long migrating journey . The diverse organizations, such as local citizen groups, environmental NGOs, government, and private sector organizations should work in close cooperation to revitalize nature …

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News in Photos: Wild Turkey by John Goldie

The turkey was Benjamin Franklin’s choice for the United States’s national bird. The noble fowl was a favored food of Native Americans. When Europeans arrived, they made it one of only two domestic birds native to the Americas—the Muscovy duck shares the distinction. Yet by the early 20th century, wild turkeys no longer roamed over much of their traditional range. …

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News in Photos: The Pine Forests of Akkar by Antoine Daher

Akkar, which stretches from the Mediterranean Sea to the mountains of Northern Lebanon, is the country’s richest  region in forests.  Antoine Daher on Facebook

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The bird that pretends to be a CATERPILLAR

Chicks mimic toxic hairy moth larvae to scare off predators Chicks of the Cinereous Mourner bird have bright orange spiky feathers They move their heads from side to side like caterpillars when disturbed  Adult birds develop a boring grey colour with brown spots as they mature Scientists believe their appearance helps to keep them safe from predators It is one of the …

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News in Photos: Hooded Crow in Deir Koubel – Kaza Aley

SPNL media campaigner Bassam Alkantar was lucky to meet with this Hooded Crow in Deir Koubel – Kaza Aley. This birds was too Young still to realize , how dangerous to get that close to humans in Lebanon ! It is an ashy grey bird with black head, throat, wings, tail and thigh feathers, as well as a black bill, …

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News in Photos: A great tit

A great tit carries the excrement of its offspring out of a hole in the wall on May 8, 2014 in Petersdorf, eastern Germany. AFP PHOTO / DPA / PATRICK PLEUL

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